Costa Neoromantica

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Costa neoRomantica was built in 1993 at the italian based Fincantieri shipyard after completion she sailed under the name of Costa romantica she is the sister ship to Costa Classica, she was christened on 22 september 1993 by her godmother Maria Alessandra Costa Fantoni, her original maiden voyage took place on 1 january 1993.

in 2011 the ship underwent a major refit costing 90 million Euros, part of the refurbishment involved adding Two new half decks to the ship and additional outside cabins were also added a feature that was lacking in her original design, due to this refit the weight of the vessel has increased by 3,000 tonnes making her new weight 56,000 tonnes, the ship was also re-named to Costa neoRomantica.

The ship has a total of 789 cabins accommodating up to 1,800 guests, there are 46 cabins with private balconies and 28 suites again with their own private balcony.

some of neoRomantica main features are 2 swimming pools and 2 whirlpools, fitness centre and jogging track, solarium, shopping centre, disco, casino, plus numerous bars and restaurants.



Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon



Ship Specifications

  • Size: Medium
  • Length: 727 feet
  • Beam: 102 feet
  • Speed: 20 Knots
  • Tonnage: 105,000
  • Decks: 10
  • Crew: 622
  • Passengers: 1,800
  • Maiden Voyage: 2 march 2012(as neoromantica)
  • Christened: 2 march 2012 (re-named)
  • Godmothers: Francesca Scuffi, Gabriela Gentile


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